Coronavirus: NCDC Reports 229 New Cases, Total Infections Hit 8,068

 Coronavirus: NCDC Reports 229 New Cases, Total Infections Hit 8,068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that Coronavirus cases in the Country has increased with 229 new cases.

The increase was disclosed on the Twitter handle of the NCDC on Monday, May 25, 2020, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic.

This takes the country’s total infections to 8,068, out of which 2,311 have been discharged with 233 losing their lives.

Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 14 States and the FCT with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 90 cases.

27 cases were reported from Katsina State, 26 from Imo State, 23 from Kano State and 12 from Plateau State.

Ogun State had a record of nine new cases, Delta had seven, Borno and Rivers States had five and Oyo recorded four new cases.

Gombe was part of the new record with three cases, Osun had two new cases, while Anambra and Bayelsa States had one case each.

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